Secretary for Security John Lee dismissed the suggestion that 15 white-collar crimes be exempted from the 46 offences covered by the extradition proposal. Photo: Winson Wong

Ex-Hong Kong chief secretary Henry Tang and Exco member Jeffrey Lam join business sector in criticising extradition deal with mainland China

  • Secretary for Security John Lee continues to resist demands from business community to leave 15 offences off list of 46 covered by proposal
  • Agreement aims to provide a mechanism for transferring suspects, on a case-by-case basis, to jurisdictions Hong Kong lacks an extradition treaty with
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Secretary for Security John Lee dismissed the suggestion that 15 white-collar crimes be exempted from the 46 offences covered by the extradition proposal. Photo: Winson Wong
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A fugitive is handed over to Hong Kong police by mainland authorities in December. Photo: Handout

Extradition agreement with mainland China would damage Hong Kong’s ‘safe reputation’ for business, AmCham says

  • Chamber says international business community has grave concerns over the mainland’s court system
  • Government warned that new fugitive law would make city less competitive
Topic |   Law

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A fugitive is handed over to Hong Kong police by mainland authorities in December. Photo: Handout
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